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quickscript () { filename="$1"; history | cut -c 8- | sed -e '/^###/{h;d};H;$!d;x' | sed '$d' > ${filename:?No filename given} }
2014-02-09 12:19:29
User: joedhon
Functions: cut sed
1

In order to write bash-scripts, I often do the task manually to see how it works. I type ### at the start of my session.

The function fetches the commands from the last occurrence of '###', excluding the function call. You could prefix this with a here-document to have a proper script-header.

Delete some lines, add a few variables and a loop, and you're ready to go.

This function could probably be much shorter...

tar -cf "../${PWD##*/}.tar" .
2013-11-06 11:15:38
User: joedhon
Functions: tar
-1

should do the same as command #12875, just shorter.

find . -maxdepth 1 -size 0c -delete
cd / && touch ./\-i
2012-04-05 20:55:37
User: joedhon
Functions: cd touch
-10

Somehow, i prefer forcing to rm interactively to accidently rm'ing everything...

dd if=/dev/urandom of=/dev/somedisk
2012-01-24 09:13:15
User: joedhon
Functions: dd
-5

Same game as #10096 . loop as many times as you like.

title() { string=( $@ ); echo ${string[@]^} }
shutdown -h +240
2011-05-02 18:38:57
User: joedhon
Functions: shutdown
5

you may as well use shutdown -h 18:32 to shutdown your machine at 18:32.

find . -name '*.epub' -exec sh -c 'a={}; ebook-convert $a ${a%.epub}.mobi --still --more --options' \;
2011-04-21 22:03:01
User: joedhon
Functions: find sh
0

-exec sh -c 'var={}; do something with var' lets you do things in a sub-shell

while it's faster to type, I'm not sure if dozens of subshells execute quicker than the while loops.

println() {echo -n -e "\e[038;05;${2:-255}m";printf "%$(tput cols)s"|sed "s/ /${1:-=}/g"}
2011-01-09 18:08:18
User: joedhon
Functions: printf sed
Tags: sed tput printf
0

function for .bash_aliases that prints a line of the character of your choice in the color of your choice across the terminal.

Default character is "=", default color is white.